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Chuck Schumer Hints at Extra Border Wall Funding

The Democrats’ Senate leader, Chuck Schumer, suggested to reporters Tuesday that he could endorse spending more than $1.6 billion in 2019 for President Donald Trump’s border wall.

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Report: GOP Cuts Funds for Rep. Yoder in Tough Race

GOP leaders have withdrawn $1.2 million in promised campaign funding for Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder, who is facing a tough reelection race after endorsing a series of job-outsourcing programs in an August vote, according to TheHill.com.

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NY Times: Business Needs More Foreign H-1B Workers, Stat!

CEOs and investors need the government to import more foreign graduates for U.S. jobs because “a sustained reduction in immigration could dampen growth,” says a report in the New York Times.  

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DHS Tightens Curbs on H-1B Program

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security have tightened an obscure regulation in the H-1B visa-worker program, likely curbing companies’ ability to outsource more white-collar jobs to cheap foreign college-graduates.

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Congress Floods White-Collar Labor Markets

Federal data shows that legal immigrants are filling a growing share of several upper-middle class professions which have seen little salary growth since 2000.

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DHS Ending Giant ‘Administrative Closure’ Amnesty

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reversing the closed-door “administrative closure” amnesty for 350,000 migrants which was quietly created by officials working for former President Barack Obama.

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CEOs Push Trump to Import More Cheap College-Grad Visa-Workers

CEOs are pressing President Donald Trump to dramatically raise the inflow of foreign graduates, but any corporate giveaway would freeze growing hope for a middle-class salary boost before the 2018 or 2020 elections.